East Timor

geographical name
variants: or Timor-Leste \ ˈtē-​ˌmȯr-​ˈlesh-​ˌtā How to pronounce Timor-Leste (audio) , tē-​ˈmȯr-​ \

Definition of East Timor

country of southeastern Asia located primarily on the eastern half of the island of Timor; capital Dili area 5763 square miles (14,926 square kilometers), population 1,066,500

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